Average Experienced Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$117,500
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$3,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $117,500.
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$94k
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$118k
90%
$162k
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$94k - $162k
Bonus
$983 - $10k
Total Pay
$97k - $170k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language, Python, SQL, JavaScript and Java.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $74,876 based on 11 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,412 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,331 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,000.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (16.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (8.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (12.1% less), San Diego, California (5.5% less) and Los Angeles, California (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 81 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.6%
Early Career
63.0%
Mid Career
17.3%
Late Career
6.2%